Charapoana Island Resort

Marovo Lagoon, Marovo, Uepi, Solomon Islands | Resort
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Travel Blogs from Marovo

"I am Longing" - Solomon Island's Dating Advice

A travel blog entry by jules_young

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... Maybe I should have worn a waterproof sign that Colin, our taxi driver, described underwater! The country is also famous for it's wrecks. We've dived 3 here, the most famous of which is the Tao Maru. It was a Japanese Cargo ship that was requisitioned during World War II and used to supply the Japanese bases in the South Pacific along what was nicknamed the "Tokyo Express". On 31st January 1943 she was seen leaving a port in Papua New Guinea and the local Coastwatchers informed the ...

On Solomon Time

A travel blog entry by jules_young

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... They set about torching the fisherman's house then beating him up. So much for people here being Christian. After the Hospital, the Baton was "relayed" through the Main Street of the town. A truck filled with burly looking policeman followed to provide security but this was clearly going to be an easy job for them. Danny, the owner of Dive Gizo, hoped to get some publicity out of the event so got some of the staff to dress up in full Scuba kit and stand by the side of the road to ...

Life's tough, but someone's got to do it!

A travel blog entry by jules_young

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... tipped reef shark and a Helmut Gurnard (a bizarrely beautiful fish that looks more like a bird with wings) all in one dive. After the first dive we head to a nearby deserted island and have a break for lunch which comprises of stunningly fresh local fish and vegetables. After a break to let the food settle, we head out for another dive and are back on dry land by 3pm. I then head to the market to get some fresh fish and veg for supper. The fish is ...

Cyclone Atu

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

... set on the edge of the lagoon is watertight. Sleeping fitfully we awake to further rain.

A little kayaking is possible in the afternoon, although with the slight breeze, maintaining control is challenging. Without the blue skies we have become accustomed to our activities are limited and we use the day to plan our next adventures in PNG and ...

Our own little island

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

Lola Island in Vona Vona Lagoon is our hideaway for the next few days. As the only guests at the resort we have the entire island to ourselves.

Life here consists of swimming, kayaking and snorkelling. We soon see the 'local' Black Tip sharks. Swimming in the shallows they appear to be on beach patrol, making sure that our slice of paradise is not ...

Location

This resort, located on Marovo Lagoon, Marovo, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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